A BUSINESS PREPAREDNESS GUIDE
FOR TECHNOLOGY CONTINUITY
When it comes to disaster preparedness for your business, you must prepare for the worst.
When an incident, whether internal or external, manmade or natural, negatively affects your IT infrastructure, your business could be compromised.
Businesses large and small create and manage large volumes of electronic information or data. Much of that data is important. Some data is vital to the survival and continued operation of the business. The impact of data loss or corruption from hardware failure, human error, hacking or malware could be significant. A plan for data backup and restoration of electronic information is essential.
This website is intended to provide the basics you need to develop an IT disaster and recovery plan. These step-by-step procedures will ensure you can recover disrupted systems and networks, so you can resume normal operations after a disaster.
PREPARE A CONTINGENCY POLICY STATEMENT
This is a formal policy that designates the authority and guidance to develop an effective contingency plan. Your executive team should meet with the internal or external technology team, to establish the scope of the activity to include in your plan.
Gather all relevant network infrastructure documents, such as network diagrams, equipment configurations, databases. Obtain copies of existing IT and network plans.